A man is set to appear in court today after over 200 cannabis plants were seized following a house raid.

Essex Police Community Policing Team officers executed a warrant at an address on Limes Avenue, Chigwell yesterday (Sunday, January 26) at around 1pm, where three rooms were found full of cannabis plants.

The 25-year-old was arrested on suspicion on cultivating cannabis.

He was remanded in custody overnight after being charged with the offence.

Epping Forest Guardian:

A 25-year-old man was arrested an charged in connection to the cannabis found

Following the incident, Brentwood & Epping Forest Community Policing Team, tweeted: “Give us the information and we will go after those concerned in the production and supply of drugs.

“This activity funds organised crime, gang activity, modern slavery.”